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Maria & Brett's HUGE Trip 06-07-08-09-? ok, so the Socceroos lost in 'that' penalty against Italy; Adriatic summers aren't long enough (bliss!); and we found that you should never use the term "Eastern Bloc" when talking to a Czech (Central Europe, please).

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East Meets West & West Eats Meat in Berlin

GERMANY | Wednesday, 31 Jan 2007 | Views [1403]

"Brett and Maria, your work visa's ready for collection. Oh, but there's one more thing - you have to travel to Berlin to get it and then have it stamped by the border guards on your return to the Czech Republic. Unfortunately there's no way round ... Read more >

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Oddities and curiosities of life in the Czech Republic - Part II

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Views [3178] | Comments [2]

Imagine what you know about communism. Then try to think of the opposite. In the past 17 years Czechs have not only adopted free-market concepts but they also go nuts for the stuff. Communism was abolished following the Velvet Revolution of 1989 ... Read more >

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Oddities and curiosities of life in the Czech Republic - Part I

CZECH REPUBLIC | Thursday, 14 Dec 2006 | Views [4546] | Comments [1]

“Have you got any Kangaroos in your car?” What do you say to a German border guard who’s holding your passport in one hand, an entry stamp with the other, smiling like a half-cut madman waiting for your response? Sometimes you just have ... Read more >

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